American Idioms

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Choose the idiom that best completes the given sentence.

  • 1
    I hate to . . ., but our sales were down again last month.
    Kid around
    Break the news
    Go back to the drawing board
    Go belly up
    Get down to business
  • 2
    I can’t afford to shop at Honest Abe’s. Everything in there . . .!
    Top dollar
    Gives me the creeps!
    Costs an arm and a leg
    Sharp as a tack
    Go back to the drawing board
  • 3
    That’s true. They do charge . . .
    Me the creeps
    Costs an arm and a leg
    Top dollar
    By far
    Me a run for my money
  • 4
    Their salespeople are strange. They really . . .!
    Give me the creeps
    Out of this world
    Are in a bad mood
    Are on edge
    Give me the axe
  • 5
    Our store is not making money. It’s about to go . . .
    A real flop
    Make a bundle
    Dead-end job
    Face it
  • 6
    I’m sorry to hear that. I thought my new advertising campaign would . . .
    Save the day
    A real flop
    Go back to the drawing board
    Make a bundle
    Go belly up
  • 7
    . . .: your advertising campaign was . . .
    It’s a deal, good thinking
    Let’s face it, a real flop
    After all, just what the doctor ordered
    You’re fired, go belly up
    Good thinking!, sharp as a tack
  • 8
    Well, then I’ll . . .
    Get down to business
    Give credit where credit is due
    Go back to the drawing board
    Go into business
    Get under my belt
  • 9
    It’s too late for that. You’re fired! / What? You’re . . .?
    An idiot
    Giving me the axe
    Giving me the cold shoulder
    Not giving me the time of day
    Scratching my back
  • 10
    Yes, I’ve already found a new manager. She’s . . .
    As sharp as a tack
    A snob
    A brown-noser
    A goody-goody
    An idiot
  • 11
    Can’t we . . .? . . ., I’ve been working here for 10 years!
    Talk this over, After all
    Face it, Cheer up
    Talk this over, Cheer up
    Talk this over, Face it
    Face it, After all
  • 12
    There’s no point in arguing, Bob. I’ve already . . .
    Saved the day
    Made up my mind
    On edge
    In a bad mood
    Lost my temper
  • 13
    Oh well, . . . I won’t have to . . . your nonsense anymore!
    After all, count on
    At least, be crazy about
    No point in, talk over
    Face it, count on
    At least, put up with
  • 14
    Good-bye to you and good-bye to this . . . job!
    A real flop
    Out of this world
    Pig out
  • 15
    Please leave before I . . .!
    Give you the axe
    Break the news
    Loose my temper
    Go belly up
    Scratch your back

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